Darnell Moore (right) tells his friend Bryan Epps about growing up in Camden, N.J., where a group of boys once attacked him and attempted to light him on fire. Moore now mentors LGBTQ teens. StoryCorps hide caption

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Matt de la Peña is the author of Ball Don't Lie, Mexican WhiteBoy, We Were Here, I Will Save You and, most recently, The Living. Random House Children's Books hide caption

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Lourdes Garcia-Navarro with her husband, James Hider, and their dogs Nena (left) and Ursa. Tara Todras-Whitehill/Lourdes Garcia-Navarro hide caption

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Mytokia Fair with her husband Thomas Fair. "I see you as a very powerful, beautiful woman," Thomas tells her. "I wish the men before me could have seen this." StoryCorps hide caption

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Members of Doctors Without Borders put on protective gear in Conakry, Guinea. Cellou Binani/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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